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    If you arrived here from the Optimizing WordPress with Varnish and W3 Total Cache tutorial, you already have a pretty well optimized WordPress installation. If not, you may want to go back and review our guide to Varnish and W3TC. We're going to show you how to use New Relic's free server monitoring to see within your WordPress and PHP stack.Read More…
  • PHP
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  • Databases
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    The free, web-based database client can simplify web development, testing and site management.Read More…
  • Security
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    Last time we learned how to secure our server, this time we'll cover securing sensitive data from within our application itself. We'll discuss proper database security, password salting with examples, and user privileges. Let's begin!Read More…
  • Laravel
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    Authentication is required for virtually any type of web application. In this tutorial, I'd like to show you how you can go about creating a small authentication application using Laravel 4. We'll start from the very beginning by creating our Laravel app using composer, creating the database, loading in the Twitter Bootstrap, creating a main layout, registering users, logging in and out, and protecting routes using filters. We've got a lot of code to cover, so let's get started!Read More…
  • Web Development
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    RESTful API's are hard! There are a lot of aspects to designing and writing a successful one. For instance, some of the topics that you may find yourself handling include authentication, hypermedia/HATEOS, versioning, rate limits, and content negotiation. Rather than tackling all of these concepts, however, let's instead focus on the basics of REST. We'll make some JSON endpoints behind a basic authentication system, and learn a few Laravel 4 tricks in the process.Read More…
  • Plugins
    Custom Database Tables: Maintaining the DatabaseCustomdbtables part4
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    Over the lifetime of your custom table you will probably find that you need to make changes to what it stores, or how it stores it. This may be in response to a need to store more (or less) data. It may be that the initial design of your database wasn’t intended to deal (efficiently) with what your user-base is now demanding. Either way, we need to know how to adapt our table to meet our new needs. This is what we’ll be looking at in this tutorial, and we’ll primarily focused on the function dbDelta() that we first met in part one.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Node.js for BeginnersPreview
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    Event-driven programming can be overwhelming for beginners, which can make Node.js difficult to get started with. But don't let that discourage you; In this article, I will teach you some of the basics of Node.js and explain why it has become so popular.Read More…
  • PHP
    PHP Database Access: Are You Doing It Correctly?Php pdo
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    We've covered PHP's PDO API a couple of times here on Nettuts+, but, generally, those articles focused more on the theory, and less on the application. This article will fix that! To put it plainly, if you're still using PHP's old mysql API to connect to your databases, read on!Read More…
  • PHP
    PDO vs. MySQLi: Which Should You Use?Boxer
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    When accessing a database in PHP, we have two choices: MySQLi and PDO. So what should you know before choosing one? The differences, database support, stability, and performance concerns will be outlined in this article.Read More…
  • PHP
    Turbocharge Your Website With Memcached200x200
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    Your latest PHP/MySQL website is finally online. And it's awesome. But it's not as fast as you want it to be, because of the many SQL queries running every time a page is generated. And above that, you have the feeling it will not scale well under heavy loads. And you are most likely right. In this tutorial, we will see how you can greatly improve your website's responsiveness, and help it scale to handle many simultaneous visitors, by implementing a cache layer between your code and your database. The good news is it is fairly easy, and can be done in a few minutes!Read More…
  • Back-End
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    Learning something from scratch is almost always an arduous affair -- you simply have no idea as to where to start, or not to start, to kick things off. I loathed learning about the idiosyncrasies of C++'s syntax when all I wanted to learn were some darn programming concepts. As I'm sure you can agree, this is a less than ideal situation. This is where the Nettuts+ "The Best Way to Learn" series comes into the picture. This series is intended to be your blueprint, your road map, your plan of action for learning your topic of choice! You don't have to worry about finding the best resources, sorting out the bad ones, and figuring out what to learn next. It's all here. Just follow it, step by step. Today, we're going to figure out the best way to learn PHP.Read More…
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